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Microsoft has only sold 500 Kin smartphones?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jun 2010 20:34 User comments (5)

Microsoft has only sold 500 Kin smartphones? According to a blurb posting by the BusinessInsider, Microsoft has only sold 500 Kin "smartphones" since the devices went on sale in May, a horrible number even by the lowest expectations.
The story says Verizon has sold only about 1 or less per store the phones are available in.

Each device sells for under $100 with contract, but both require data plans, which can be as expensive as $30 USD.

Kin One:


- Has a compact full QWERTY keypad
- Multitouch screen
- 5MP camera with LED flash
- 4GB memory
- "Media player powered by Zune."

Kin Two:


- Full QWERTY keypad
- Multitouch screen
- 8MP camera with LED flash, HD video recording
- 8GB memory
- "Media player powered by Zune."

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5 user comments

119.6.2010 23:02

I'm surprised they sold that many...

219.6.2010 23:11

wow, i'm glad actually

320.6.2010 0:09

Wow that's terrible, Kinda funny too.

420.6.2010 9:16

Hey, at least its a round number! :)

520.6.2010 9:51

Who wants to buy a dumbphone that requires a smartphone data plan?

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